Applique From The Back Review

Applique From The Back Review

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Past Workshops | No Comments

This workshop, lead by Anne Weald, showed us the technique of “appliqué from the back”.  The first hour was spent practising free machine quilting on fabric scraps so that we gained confidence in using our sewing machines with the feed dogs down, and could control the stitching. With this technique, the pattern is drawn onto […]

Big Bag Workshop Reviews

Big Bag Workshop Reviews

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in Past Workshops | No Comments

Review by Rosie Brown Ten of us took part in a very enjoyable 2-day workshop to construct a large bag for sewing / holiday / shopping use.  The teacher was our own Heather Cook who very patiently guided us through the preparation and quite intricate method of completion. I think we were good pupils.  Everybody […]

Jo Baddeley’s Jelly Roll Workshop

Jo Baddeley’s Jelly Roll Workshop

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Past Workshops | No Comments

This workshop was well attended with nineteen participants.  Instead of an actual review, we have an Acronym from Sue Clements: Thoughts of the Workshop One group, one place, United women. Sewing is their passion, Each and every one of them has a different style and fashion. Voices chatting All swapping ideas Learning as they go. […]

Scrap Quilt Workshop

Scrap Quilt Workshop

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Past Workshops | No Comments

This in-house workshop, led by Helen Attree, was well attended. Helen spent a good part of the day showing us how to use scraps and sort them by size and colour. She inspired us all with her quilts (the one shown here consists of 324 2″ blocks with a 2″ border)and many ideas from books […]

Christine Porter

Christine Porter

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Past Workshops | No Comments

This well known teacher and author came to Ouse Valley Quilters in the summer to give a talk and also a workshop.  Christine showed loads of beautiful quilts at the talk and all those who attended the workshop had a great time and there were some stunning results.  We look forward to Christine’s return visit.

Day & Night Quilt

Day & Night Quilt

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Past Workshops | No Comments

On 26th June 13 of us had a very enjoyable workshop led by one of our members Suzanne Fisher. We all got on well with our projects and it was amazing how different they all looked with the variety of colours and fabrics used.

Jan Hassard Workshop – “Dazzling Diamonds”

Jan Hassard Workshop – “Dazzling Diamonds”

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Past Workshops | No Comments

On 20th March 2014, 13 of us were treated to the second visit to our Group workshops by Jan Hassard. This very talented tutor from the Bristol area taught us to make her Dazzling Diamonds quilt. This is made using 2″ strips of bright colours and a background fabric of black or another dark tone.

Spinning New York Beauty

Spinning New York Beauty

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Past Workshops | No Comments

Thursday 20th February 2014 LORNA DAKIN SPINNING NEW YORK BEAUTY By all accounts this was a well attended and very enjoyable workshop. The picture shows work in progress of those who attended and the beautiful variety of colours chosen.

Christmas Workshop

Christmas Workshop

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Past Workshops | No Comments

In House Christmas Workshop, Thursday November 21st, 2013
This is a project you can complete before the Christmas rush!
We have obtained from Lynette Harris a specially reduced rate of £4 each for her Christmas Patterns.

Sandra Grusd Workshop

Sandra Grusd Workshop

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in Past Workshops | No Comments

“It was an excellent workshop. She was an inspiring teacher. It was so different to cut without a ruler and so interesting to see how the different ‘layers’ took shape.
Confidence grew as the piece progressed!”